Athletic Swimmer Floating Underwater in Pool

Friend Or Foe?

The best sanitiser known to man, chlorine is a vital part of the sanitisation process. It’s also affordable and easy to install. On the flip side, the negative effects of chlorine on human health and our fragile environment are very well documented. For years the industry has survived on the sale of chlorine and while […]

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A Question Of UV Balance

Ultraviolet radiation is a secondary disinfection process, used alongside a primary disinfectant, usually chlorine, in swimming and spa pools. It is recommended by PWTAG, both for its capacity to reduce chloramines and kill microorganisms – including chlorine-resistant Cryptosporidium. Its use can reduce the chlorine residual levels necessary to keep pool water healthy. It is important […]

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UK Pool & Spa Awards Set New Records

There were celebrations all round at the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards evening where over 100 Gold Standard awards and 40 Silver Standard awards were presented to some of the industry’s leading water leisure companies. Showcasing the very best examples of pool and spa design from across the country, the annual UK Pool & […]

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Companies who continue to sell non registered chemical products are risking heavy fines.

The Silent Treatment

The biggest shake up in the history of chemical supply has exploded on to the pool and spa sector with as much impact as a whimpering damp squib. But ignore the new Biocide Product Regulations at your peril. The compliance clock is loudly ticking for companies who do not conform to the new protocols with […]

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Half Of Brits Admit To Peeing In The Pool

A new study has revealed some disturbing truths that may make you think twice about going for a swim in the hotel pool on holiday. Almost half of Britons have admitted to peeing in the sea or pools used by other holidaymakers. But Brits aren’t the worst culprits, in fact Americans are the most prolific […]

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Pool & Spa Advice Clinic

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Leisure Industry Week (LIW) returns to Birmingham’s NEC from September 30 to October 2, promising to be bigger and better than ever before. Up to 7,000 leisure industry professionals are expected to visit the three day show, spanning across six core sectors including Pool & Spa, Play, Health & […]

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Uk Retail Sales Enjoy Seasonal Boost

Sustained hot weather provided a boost for Britain’s pool and spa businesses this summer as consumers lapped up the good weather with a seemingly unquenchable thirst for outdoor living, according to the latest Pool & Spa Scene retail survey. The Pool & Spa Scene team carried out a snapshot analysis of some 137 pool and […]

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When Going Green Is Good For Pools

Customer demand for more environmentally-friendly, cost-efficient, pool maintenance products has led to Jetform Swimming Pools converting half of its 250 residential and commercial maintenance customers to Zeoclere30 filtration media within weeks of stocking it. Based in Essex and working all over the London and the home counties, Jetform is an award winning high-end pool construction […]

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Own Brand Is Route To Chemical Success

By-passing internet competition and cut-throat pricing in one easy manoeuvre, own-brand labels are becoming an attractive and realistic proposition for swimming pool and spa retailers. Water Treatment Products has invested heavily at its Welsh headquarters to strengthen its in-house, own label capabilities as it prepares to expand its bespoke supply opportunities for individual trade customers. […]

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Lamb Comes Home To Bayrol

After a brief break from the brand, Jimmy Lamb has returned to head up sales of Bayrol in the UK and Eire as Bayrol product manager.

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